COVID-19 Boarder Reopening: 16 International Airlines Start Operations at Ghana’s Airport

After several months of boarder closure due to COVID-19, Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced the reopening of the boarders, and has uncovered that, since the reopening few weeks back, sixteen (16) airlines are as of now operational.

Ghana’s Kotoka International Airport hosts 23 aircrafts, but 16 are presently operational at the yard. However, the President isn’t happy with the way some passengers entering Ghana dismiss the safety protocol set up at the air terminal.

After the boarder reopened on September 1, 2020, 26 out of an absolute number of 10,061 travelers that have so far showed up at Kotoka International Airport (KIA) have tested positive for COVID-19.

Regardless of the prerequisite that all travelers must be in control of a negative PCR test result upon their appearance in Ghana, a test which ought to have been led not over 72 hours before the planned takeoff from their country of starting point, an aggregate of 26 positive cases have been recorded from the test at the Kotoka International airport.

The President has therefore entreated all travelers showing up in Ghana to have a negative Covid-19 PCR test result from an authorized research center in the country of origin.

Ghana has been lauded for the degree of service experienced by travelers at KIA for the creativity and farsightedness in plain view.

The president has vowed to protect the people from the importation of the infection into the country.

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